Sun, 23 May 2021 - 08:37 GMT
FILE - Late Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser
CAIRO – 23 May 2021: On May 23, many important events took place.
Important world events:
1911 – President William Howard Taft inaugurates the New York Public Library, the largest marble building ever built in New York City.
1967 – Former Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser announces the closure of the Gulf of Aqaba to Israeli shipping.
2001 - Bayern Munich wins the European Champions League for the fourth time in its history, beating Spanish club Valencia through penalties.
World Turtle Day.